2 dead, 3 injured in Ferrari, taxi, bike crash
An accident involving a Ferrari, a taxi and a motorcycle has left two dead and three others injured.
The crash occurred in the wee hours of Saturday at the junction of Rochor Road and Victoria Street.
Witnesses say that the Ferrari crashed into a taxi when it ran a red light, causing the taxi to hit a passing motorcycle.
The impact was so hard that the taxi's engine was found 30m away from the vehicle, reported Shin Min Daily News.
The accident location is said to be a black spot with six accidents occurring over the past 12 days.
Police and Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) received calls about the accident at about 4.15am.
Drivers of both vehicle were trapped and had to be extricated by SCDF personnel.
The Ferrari driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene by the paramedics. Shin Min Daily News reported that the driver was 31-year-old Chinese businessman Ma Chi.
The female passenger in the Ferrari, in her 20s, and the cabby, in his 40s, sustained head injuries.
The motorcyclist, in his 20s, sustained spinal injuries.
All three of them were sent to Tan Tock Seng Hospital.
The taxi's passenger, also a woman in her 20s, died after she was found unconscious and sent to Singapore General Hospital, reported The Straits Times.
Published May 13, 2012